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Procan Sr (Overview)

Procan SR is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


Procan Sr (Overview)

Procan SR is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Antidepressant: Treats depression and aids in quitting smoking. Also prevents depression caused by seasonal affective disorder (sad). This medicine is an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Why would my doctor only prescribe me to take 1 pill of wellbutrin (bupropion) sr 150 in the morning instead of 2?

See below: Only your prescribing doctor knows you, and might have particular reasons prescribing certain drugs. The best idea is to contact your prescribing doctor to address any questions you have about your meds. Good luck! ...Read more

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On wellbut sr 6days. Feel very "wired" & anxious. Prescribed for anxiety, I know that's initial w/dosage but is this best for my anxiety? Frustrated.

On wellbut sr 6days. Feel very "wired" & anxious. Prescribed for anxiety, I know that's initial w/dosage but is this best for my anxiety? Frustrated.

If you have: significant caffeine intake that could be the problem. I usually have patient's taper down caffeine before starting wellbutrin (bupropion). It can take a couple of weeks for these wired symptoms to V on wellbutrin (bupropion). Although SSRI's are used more often for anxiety than wellbutrin (bupropion) - recent studies are showing that it can be beneficial. Take care. ...Read more

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What are wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and lithium used for?

What are wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and lithium used for?

Mood : Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an antidepressant, it has minimal to zero anti anxiety effect, it is also used in smoking cessation. Lithium is a mood stabilizer used in bipolar d/o as well as depression, it is also used as an "anti aggressive" behavior medication and in intermittent explosive disorder at times. ...Read more

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How effective is wellbutrin (bupropion) sr 100mg?

Depends.: That would depend on what the wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is prescribed to treat. Wellbutrin (bupropion) sustained release would generally be used to treat depression, however it is also used for smoking cessation (zyban) and off label for adhd and substance use disorders. We also add it to other antidepressants to try and reverse sexual dysfunction. 100 mgs daily would be the lowest dose of that form of the medication. ...Read more

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Is wellbutrin (bupropion) and wellbutrin (bupropion) sr different enough for one to work better than the other? I was on the regular and it worked good and recently switched.

Is wellbutrin (bupropion) and wellbutrin (bupropion) sr different enough for one to work better than the other? I was on the regular and it worked good and recently switched.

In small ways: The sustained release form wil lower bloodstream peaks and raise trough. The smaller variations in concentration are more likely to reduce side effects (if you have any) than change the overall primary effect as the latter arises from long-term presence of the med. ...Read more

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Trilastin-sr really works on breasts stretching marks?

Trilastin-sr really works on breasts stretching marks?

Probably not: There are no scientific studies of any kind , only ads that show that it works! ...Read more

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My insurance/TRICARE doesn't kick in until SEP so my child will be almost 6MO by the time he gets his 4MO shots. Is that alright?

My insurance/TRICARE doesn't kick in until SEP so my child will be almost 6MO by the time he gets his 4MO shots.  Is that alright?

Should be : That should be fine although some entities are very solidly behind an arbitrary immunization schedule and that will put your little one behind on the schedule. Obviously if delayed the shots don't work until later so try to avoid exposing the little one to others that might be contagious with anything. Could pose increased risks with certain (especially foreign) travel. Try to stay on schedule ...Read more

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Is it safe to take elaxine sr with lamictal?

Is it safe to take elaxine sr with lamictal?

Yes: Elaxine sr is similar to velafaxine, used for mdd/o. U can't use it with maoi, I am not aware of any contraindications with lamictal.To be on the safe side ask the pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can you half wellbutrin (bupropion) sr pill safely?

Can you half  wellbutrin (bupropion) sr pill safely?

Well......: Officially you should not, however the mechanism with which wellbutrin (bupropion) sr provides sustained release would be maintained if it is halved without crushing. This is not the case with wellbutrin (bupropion) xl, it can not be divided. ...Read more

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How dangerous are 400mg of zydol sr tablets to a 14 year old?

How dangerous are 400mg of zydol sr tablets to a 14 year old?

Very: The active ingredient in Zydol is tramadol. The dosage generally recommended for teens is 100-200mg per day. In adults ,the max dose is 400mg. The extended release form is not recommended under the age of 18. This is a habit -forming drug and carries a risk of addiction. Cannot be used with any history of seizures ,liver disease, or depression . ...Read more

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What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional supplements, have your fillings removed, and generally suck you into a expensive racket. They exude warmth and this is the one thing that may make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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What is letdown, and how long does it last?

What is letdown, and how long does it last?

Milk ejection reflex: As the baby latches on and suckes, the body releases a hormone called oxytocin. This hormone signals the muscles in the ducts to contract and move the milk out of the breast to the baby. Moms may experience tingling at the onset that may last about a minute. Let down will last as long as you nurse. ...Read more

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